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  • Golden Sule Pagoda, Rangoon, Myanmar

    Myanmar's kyat currency has appreciated 20 percent in the past year, squeezing traders and exporters who are struggling to break even as inflation pushes up costs and the new government does nothing to tame the currency's rise.

  • Heavy morning traffic, Thamrin Street, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Foreign direct investment in Indonesia surged 21 percent in the second quarter of 2011 from a year earlier, as strong commodity prices attracted investors into the mining sector in the world's top exporter of thermal coal and tin.

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  • Rupiah Is Rising, Roubini Is Glum Tuesday, 14 Jun 2011 | 7:50 AM ET

    Indonesia's rupiah is on a roll and high frequency traders are on the prowl. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Food Inflation Begins to Moderate in Asia Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 9:06 PM ET
    An Indian vendor prepares a display of vegetables on a stall at a market in New Delhi.

    Food prices are prices are falling in India and some other Asian countries. Staples such as tomatoes and potatoes, which peaked earlier in the year and caused great stress to poorer families, have seen prices moderate in recent weeks. The FT reports.

  • Time to Position for 'Slowflation': Strategist Tuesday, 7 Jun 2011 | 10:00 PM ET
    NYSE trader

    Ben Bernanke acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S. economic recovery is fragile, but he didn't hint at any further monetary stimulus. One strategist says investors should be prepared for a period of 'slowflation': slow growth accompanied by high inflation.

  • How to Trade the Central Bank Meetfest Monday, 6 Jun 2011 | 9:52 AM ET

    This week will be chockablock with central bank meetings. Here's how to trade them.

  • As China’s Workers Get a Raise, Companies Fret Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | 11:52 PM ET

    The rising labor costs for companies that supply Chinese goods to the West may result in higher consumer prices. The NYT reports.

  • Emerging Market Bond Fund Flows Signal Shift Sunday, 22 May 2011 | 10:43 PM ET
    Sovereign Funds

    Money is continuing to pour into emerging market bond funds, subduing the cost of borrowing for developing countries and underlining the shift in economic power away from the western heavyweights of the financial system. The FT reports.

  • Motorists queue up to refuel at a gasoline and service station in Jakarta, 18 September 2007. Oil prices topped 81 USD a barrel for the first time on, setting another record high amid fears of critically tight supplies for the winter season in the United States. AFP PHOTO/Ahmad ZAMRONI (Photo credit should read AHMAD ZAMRONI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Rising oil prices have created concerns about the cost of fuel subsidies across the region. Although these costs will increase, it is important to make distinctions based on each government’s ability to absorb the higher costs.

  • The Dollar's Dragging and the Euro Isn't Flagging Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 9:52 AM ET

    The dollar is in the dumps, the euro is flying high, and high-speed traders are on the loose. Time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Asia's Most Expensive Art 2011 Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 2:14 AM ET

    Sotheby’s and Christie’s Spring auctions in Hong Kong are seen as a barometer of Asia’s art market. Click to view Asia’s most expensive paintings sold via the two auction houses over the past year.

  • Don't Run From Terrifying Events, Profit From Them Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 11:54 PM ET

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  • Citi Indonesia Arm Hit by Claim Employee Stole Millions Thursday, 7 Apr 2011 | 10:22 PM ET

    Citigroup has been barred from selling wealth management services to new clients in Indonesia after allegations that a long-time employee stole millions of dollars from customers of its premium retail bank. The FT Reports.

  • Maria Bartiromo Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011 | 2:03 PM ET

    A selloff may be likely ahead of the end to the Fed's QE2, growth outside the U.S. will lead and technological in health care will attract investors.

  • Indonesia Downsizes Plans for State IPOs Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 | 10:23 PM ET
    A Garuda ground staff member prepares tickets at the Garuda Indonesia airline ticket office in Jakarta.

    Indonesia has scaled back its listing plans for state-owned companies this year, reflecting reduced investor appetite for emerging markets and wariness after last month’s disappointing stock market debut of Garuda, the national carrier. The FT reports.

  • The safe-haven Swiss franc touched record levels, but Asian currencies are broadly lower over worries about oil prices and supply. Your daily FX Fix, right here.

  • Asian Fund Managers Hoard Cash as Stocks Get Cheaper Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011 | 4:22 AM ET
    India Traders

    Emerging markets in Asia are off to a rocky start this year. Fears of rising inflation and further monetary tightening have led to an outflow of foreign funds. Yet so far, fund managers in Asia are playing a game of wait and see.

  • Bali Ha'i Calling Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 3:23 PM ET

    If Brazil is too crowded a trade, try Asia's "Baby Brazil."

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